Links & Resources

Table of Contents

Terminology

Protect Yourself & Your Computer

Blocking & Filtering Software

Copyright, Piracy & Other Ethics Issues

Local Law Enforcement

Good Manners & Netiquette (How to Avoid Annoying Others)

A few good sites for...

Everyone

A Platform for Good (PfG), has a mission to help shift the conversation away from the negative focus that so often appears in the media about youth online experience to a conversation that highlights the positive opportunities the internet has to offer. Through this approach, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) aims to bridge the generational digital divide by increasing adult comfort with technology and understanding of the opportunities it offers.

Parents

Kids

Teens

Educators

Other Resources & Tips

  • In your Internet Explorer browser, select Tools, then Internet Options. Using the Privacy, Security and Content tabs you can adjust numerous settings that will help control how your browser handles privacy and security issues. In Firefox, select Tools, Options and make your choices under "Security," "Web Features" and "Advanced."
  • Check your search engine for filter options you can set on your computer.
  • Encourage your children to use "kid friendly" search engines.
  • http://kids.yahoo.com
  • http://www.kidrex.org
  • http://www.kidsclick.org
  • http://www.factmonster.com

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